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    London Transport Rant!

    Everyone on forums and stuff are going... YEY SNOW!! and it started me on a bit of a rant after my journey to work this morning... Basicly... London transport is stupid expensive yet still a shambles!

    It rains.... london transport dies
    Its windy... london transport dies
    Its hot... london transport dies
    Its autumn... leaves fall... london transport dies
    Its cold... london transport dies

    The rest of the time.... Engineering works, signal failures or strikes!

    Thank god I'm leaving London in 6 days


    /rant

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    If a speck of snow hits tarmac the whole country grinds to a halt (or that is how it appears in Essex..)

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    Good old TFL. Guarenteed to make your life a misery.

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    Hmm, reminds of a song called London Underground (Jam ripoff)

    http://www.backingblair.co.uk/london_underground/


    keep the sound down if someone easily offended by strong language is around

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave87 View Post
    If a speck of snow hits tarmac the whole country grinds to a halt (or that is how it appears in Essex..)
    I know...where were the gritters, the news has been saying for days that it'll snow today, and yet they act as if they are caught on the hop. It took me 2 hrs to get to work. (usually it takes 20mins)...no accidents just everyone going painfully slowly...../rant over

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dareos View Post
    Hmm, reminds of a song called London Underground (Jam ripoff)

    http://www.backingblair.co.uk/london_underground/


    keep the sound down if someone easily offended by strong language is around
    Ah that's great and I feel slightly better

    More news that they are closing stations all around London, more snow and ice ment to be on its way - Good luck getting home everyone.

    Oh and to make things even better EVERY TIME THERE ARE DELAYS OR PROBLEMS THE STATION WEBSITES GO DOWN!!! ARGH!!!

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    TFL a joke... we are better off driving...

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    they cant get the service right, they cant make oyster cards that work, they cant offer refunds without taking more than a month to process.

    oh yes Londons TFL really are the crummiest in the world...

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    Quote Originally Posted by lychee View Post
    they cant make oyster cards that work,
    Mine works fine thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiggerai View Post
    Mine works fine thanks.
    so did mine for 3 months, then upon the day of my monthly renewal, it decideded to call it a day. Payment was taken and stuck in a long drawn out refund process, dont you just love the inefficiencies

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    Quote Originally Posted by lychee View Post
    oh yes Londons TFL really are the crummiest in the world...
    I can imagine other peoples Transport For London would be different, not sure about better though

    (sorry, i'm bored. that line made me smile)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    You're special though. In a rainbow kinda way
    Like Zippy?

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    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
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    I love you too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiggerai View Post
    he's scared of the way my mind works.
    Wait till he's spoken to me in MK after I've had a few pints

    He'll be legging it down the motorway arms swinging screaming for the men in a padded van to come collect me.

    Anyway, it is stupid how this country gets all it's transport system broken after less than 4 cm of snow. Surely we should be better prepared, but to make matters worse I have not seen any gritters up here in Manchester over the last few days and they've had a few days notification of the cold snap appearing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee @ SCAN View Post
    but to make matters worse I have not seen any gritters up here in Manchester over the last few days and they've had a few days notification of the cold snap appearing.
    Thats actually part of the greater plan to reduce the manc population mate =)

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